Welcome to Discovering Durham, your gateway to the thriving artisan food and drink scene in County Durham. As a small, community-driven interest company, we take pride in promoting over 100 local businesses and providing them with a route to market that they might not normally have access to.
At Discovering Durham, we believe in the power of connection and the joy of culinary exploration. Every Saturday, we invite you to join us for a delightful sensory journey as we showcase a diverse range of local food and drink samples. From delectable cheeses to mouth-watering fudge, from fiery hot sauces to luscious jams, there is an abundance of flavours waiting to be savoured.
What sets Discovering Durham apart is our commitment to reinvesting in the community of suppliers we have amassed over the years. As a community interest company, we channel our resources and efforts into supporting and empowering these local food and drink entrepreneurs. By linking them up with their most important asset—their customers—we foster an ecosystem of growth and prosperity.
Step through our doors, and you'll be welcomed by a vibrant and inclusive space where culinary artisans come together to share their creations. You'll witness first-hand the passion and dedication behind each product, as well as the stories woven into every bite and sip. From traditional family recipes passed down through generations to innovative twists on beloved classics, our suppliers represent the very best of Durham's gastronomic landscape.
By supporting Discovering Durham, you are not only indulging in exceptional food and drink but also contributing to the continued growth and vitality of our local community. Together, we are building a stronger, more interconnected network of food and drink enthusiasts who appreciate the value of supporting local.
Come, join us on this gastronomic adventure, and discover the flavours that make Durham truly special. Your taste buds will thank you, and the community of suppliers will continue to flourish, delighting us all with their creations for years to come.
Home of the #shelfie revolution
Introducing the "Show Us Your Shelf" Campaign: Share Your Love for Local Products!
Here at Discovering Durham, we believe in celebrating the local artisans and businesses that make County Durham's food and drink scene so exceptional. That's why we're excited to launch our "Show Us Your Shelf" campaign, and we invite you to be a part of it!
The concept is simple: we want you to proudly showcase your favorite local products by sharing a photograph of your shelf, aka your "shelfie." Whether it's a selection of mouthwatering cheeses, a collection of artisan jams, or a lineup of craft beers, we want to see what makes your pantry or fridge uniquely Durham.
Participating in the "Show Us Your Shelf" campaign is a fun and easy way to support our local food and drink entrepreneurs. By snapping a quick picture and posting it on social media with the hashtag #shelfie, you'll help raise awareness of the incredible range of products available right here in County Durham.
Not only will you be sharing your love for local goods, but you'll also be inspiring others to explore and discover the diverse flavors and creations our community has to offer. It's a virtual show-and-tell that connects people and encourages them to try something new.
So, whether you're a cheese connoisseur, a chocolate enthusiast, or a lover of all things culinary, we encourage you to join the "Show Us Your Shelf" campaign. Let's celebrate the local food and drink scene together, one #shelfie at a time!
Remember, every photograph you share is not just a picture; it's a testament to the hard work and passion of our local suppliers. By supporting them, you contribute to the vibrancy and sustainability of our community. So, grab your camera, strike a pose, and let's showcase the wealth of gastronomic treasures that make County Durham a haven for foodies!
Share your shelfie today and become a champion of local products. Together, we can create a movement that celebrates our community's creativity, flavors, and the people behind the delicious delights we enjoy.
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